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Covid-19 State Expansion, Everyone’s a Right Winger and Panic Buying Baileys

Our last recording before the lockdown, we explore Commander Sunak’s budget-busting spending pledges in reaction to the Coronavirus, and whether no one is a Libertarian in a pandemic, or...

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Are Humans Instinctively Collectivist?

In this edition, Nic asks whether human beings inherently want to collectivise. We ask the further questions: If this is indeed the case, is it built in? Or is...

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Difficult Questions for Libertarianism

Libertarianism isn’t an endpoint for how society should operate. It’s a beginning. How a libertarian society should operate isn’t known. Indeed, because of its inherent freedom, many competing ways...

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Changing One Thing About the State & The Dominance of the Left

What would it be? Not abolish the state entirely, but make one change to it and the way it works. Would it be simple and maybe cliché and just...

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Labour Leadership Lunacy, Unelected Political Influences and Project Fear Failed Predictions

This week we start by discussing the current crop of Labour Leadership contenders. We take apart their views on transgender sex offenders and whether having Labour members influence military...

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Rigged Elections and Whether the Right is a Threat

On this our 50th edition, Andrew puts to Nic a thought experiment where a general election is rigged in order to get freedom lovers in power. Would that be...

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Latest Blogs

If we’re going to argue about the tyranny of the majority, I will win

So, we’ve finally left the EU. But this hasn’t stopped a few ardent remainers from trotting out some of the arguments they’ve been making for the past three and...

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Facebook wants regulation because it wants to strangle new ideas

There are many motivations for starting a company, but most of them involve having an idea. It might not be an original one, but that idea is what fuels...

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Brexit isn’t threatening our constitution, Theresa May is.

It’s easy to say we are going through a constitutional crisis. The assessment is a lazy one. But this issue is bigger than Brexit (although that was the trigger)...

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People’s something – where have I heard that before?

Albania. Bulgaria. Czechoslovakia. Hungary. Poland. Romania. Yugoslavia. What do they have in common? How about Ethiopia? Add in China and North Korea. All have been or currently are countries...

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We don’t need a general election, but MPs do need to resign

In his recent Spectator piece, Stephen Daisley outlines the political conundrum of Brexit well: the voters want Brexit, the executive wants Brexit, but Parliament does not want Brexit. Now...

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Remain won, so why are we leaving?

To say this period of politics in the UK is interesting is an understatement. Remain supporting politicians want us to stay in the EU. That much is clear. They...

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Your Podcast Hosts

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Andrew Elliott

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A fierce libertarian, Andrew is a purist when it comes to freedom and the elimination of the state. Heroes: Rothbard and Mises.

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Nic Elliott

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When it comes to the state, Nic is an Atheist, but while he hates labels, he enjoys calling himself a liberal to annoy the right people.

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